Protection of Gorgany wilderness species through support of conservation areas

Tourism Project

Title in original language: Захист дикої природи Ґорґан шляхом підтримки природоохоронних територій

Country/ies: Ukraine
Status: Closed after Sept 2014
Category: Projects for tourism development without approach to sustainability
Link to the Tourism Strategy: Objective 2 - Develop innovative tourism management, fully integrating the needs of local people and economies and other supporting sectors, and respecting he preservation of natural and cultural heritage
Duration of the project: Feb 2015 – Jan 2016
Objectives and results of the project:

Aim is to increase awareness on preserve status of the Reserve territories, up-date of relevant information and development of informational materials

Project activities:

Investigation of the state of provision of nature reserve Gorgany by information-preservation materials
Partial investigation of the preserve zone of Gorgany reserve in regard of adhere to the cutting rules
7 informational tables and 9 boundary signs were established
Precise coordinates of the Reserve area were provided to the tourist maps developers for maps preparation
Arrangement of eco route districts Rivnya-Dzhyrdzhynec with information-education materials for pupils, students and other wild nature reservation excursions

Implementing organization / institution:

Tourism society "Karpatski stezhky"
Hudyma Yurko
hudyma@stezhky.org.ua

Project partners:

National Park Gorgany
Prykarpatsky University
Active-lifestyle NGO “Viking”

Total amount of the project: ₤4946
Financing institution(s): Others
Name of program(s): Rufford Foundation (charity)